A Letter to Seniors 

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haveuheard seniorsAdvice to Seniors From a College Academic Advisor

By Priscilla Beth Baker

I wanted to reach out to all of you about how COVID-19 is specifically affecting you, the Class of 2020. I hate to use a colloquialism as an English major and teacher, but there’s no way around saying that this sucks beyond belief for you all more than most. In my many sleepless nights this past week, I have been reflecting on my own senior year at Penn State – where I was and what I was doing and who I was with. It seems insurmountable to conceive of missing out on all those moments and memories that I carry with me to this day.

But here’s the thing – for you, these moments and memories are rooted in all the moments and memories preceding them in all the years you have spent here. They don’t exist in isolation. Honestly, so much of senior spring is tinged with sadness and anxiety at the best of times: “Will I get a job? Will this be the last time I go to my favorite restaurant or dance at this club? Read more

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